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Alberta Moves to Protect Indigenous Sacred Objects

EDMONTON – Alberta is taking long desired steps to protect the sacred ceremonial objects that are currently in provincial collections. “In introducing this Bill, we are signalling our government’s commitment to continue to engage and work with First Nations and Métis leaders as partners to ensure that sacred ceremonial objects currently held in provincial collections are […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Waaskonaasay Energy Ltd. is comprised of three First Nations; Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinabek(AZA), Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek(BZA), and Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek(BNA), who have a common interest in participating in hydro and wind economic ventures.

FedNor Invests $2.7 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy

THUNDER BAY – Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor has  announced an investment of $2,715,000 to create a renewable-energy micro-grid development company aimed at providing energy solutions for off-grid and remote First Nation communities. “The Government of Canada recognizes that a clean environment and a strong economy go […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Resolute will extend work in Fort Frances

Resolute FP Fined $55k after Worker Injury

TIMMINS, ON – Resolute FP Canada, operator of a paper mill, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $55,000 after a worker suffered a hand injury. In October of 2014 Resolute was operating a paper mill in the Town of Iroquois Falls. On October 23 of that year, a worker at the mill was working […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Business
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Edmonton Transit

Edmonton To Receive Low Income Transit Pass

EDMONTON – NEWS – The Government of Alberta is investing $6.2 million over three years towards a Low Income Transit Pass in Edmonton. As part of their joint efforts to reduce and prevent poverty, the City and Province are developing a cost-shared Low Income Transit Pass to increase access to public transit and connect families to […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Featured
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Netflix

Netflix’s Latest Canadian Attractions

THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – With around 40% of anglophone Canadians now using Netflix, it’s become clear that the streaming service has revolutionized the way in which we consume our television and movie entertainment. However, it’s been a testing year for the brand, as Netflix has sought to block the use of proxies that many consumers […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Entertainment
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"World energy demand is on the rise, and Canada has the unprecedented energy supply to meet that demand. The approval of these licences is a major step forward in opening the door for Canada's natural gas industry to access world markets. Opening new markets for our energy products supports our government's top priority: creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for Canadians."

Ontario Spending $100 in Cap and Trade Proceeds

TORONTO – POLITICS – Ontario is investing up to $100 million in cap and trade proceeds over four years to support the introduction of renewable natural gas. In a media release the Liberal government states, “Through the Climate Change Action Plan, which will be released this spring, Ontario will encourage the use of cleaner, renewable natural […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Business
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Kasper Air Kodial Quest 100 - Dubbed "The Hornet"

Kasper Air Set to Unveil the Kodiak Quest ‘Hornet’

Kasper Air Melding Northern Ontario Transportation Options THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – Kasper Air is expanding operational capacity with the airline’s new Kodiak Quest 100 – dubbed the Kasper Air ‘Hornet’ for its bright yellow and black livery. The new aircraft is expected to be operational in mid-June. “The Kodiak Quest is a turbo prop/ […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Business
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